M62 Motorway Junction 20 brings you within 2 miles of Rochdale town centre - just follow the signs.
Train stations on the Manchester Victoria to Leeds line are at Mills Hill, Castleton, Rochdale, Smithy Bridge and Littleborough. Manchester and Leeds have inter-city and airport connections.
There are Metrolink tram connections to Manchester, Newhey, Milnrow and Rochdale.
Bus services link Rochdale with all surrounding towns and Manchester City Centre.
National Express coach services are available from accross the country direct to Rochdale bus station.
The Rochdale Canal offers a trans-Pennine route between the centre of Manchester and Sowerby Bridge.